Asian Art

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LOT 385

Lot 385

An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century

An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century
Lot 385 Details
An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century

The cicada inlaid with tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl, the underside revealing a phallus
longest length 1.6 in — 4 cm

Estimate $800-$1,500

Realised: $720
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century
  • An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century
  • An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century
  • An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century
  • An Ivory Netsuke of a Boy Washing a Horse, Signed Kogetsu, Together With an Erotic Netsuke of a Cicada, Signed Senpo, Early to Mid 20th Century
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CONDITION DETAILS

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LOT 385
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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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